from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An area, such as the District of Columbia, reserved as the site of a federation's national capital.
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- noun A type of federal
subdivision, often composed of a capital city
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This claim did not get him very far in federal district court where the judge ruled that there is no journalist's shield in federal court and rejected a second argument that Wolf risked incriminating himself if he turned over his tapes.
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled in 2008 that those placed on the government's "no-fly list" can challenge their inclusion on the list [JURIST report] in federal district courts.